Program Description

The Emerging Leader


Program Title: The Emerging Leader Program

Program Description

Through a journey of self discovery this program will challenge and inspire participants as they reflect on the many skills that turn individuals from being managed to emerging leaders that manage and lead others. This workshop is designed to enhance developing leader’s personal style and to support their leadership journey.

This program provides a strong reflection on your own leadership and management style while exploring how you adapt your style to manage your time, decisions and problem-solving activities. Participants explore their perspectives on how to engage others while directing and delegating and motivating others within the workplace. It provides in-depth personal reflection while providing practical techniques that create greater individual employee engagement, improved leadership and dynamic management abilities. The program can use a pre-course online profile (DiSC Management) and includes an exciting and reveling face-to-face workshop.

Duration: One to four day workshops are available for this program.

Who: This workshop is for emerging managers and supervisors looking to increase their leader and employee engagement skills while understanding their own leader behaviour.

Suggested Topics:

  • The new manager – your roles and skills
  • Know yourself, your style and that of your teams
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Managing and leading others
  • How to develop team engagement to maximise team satisfaction while developing maximum team contribution
  • Stepping up to the leadership challenge with passion
  • Effective directing and delegating
  • Teams and team roles
  • Performance management
  • Motivation and the environment you create
  • Grow your team and develop others
  • Working with your manager


4-8 Month – Four Day Program (sample)

People Development Australia also has a four-day Emerging Leader Program, and we are flexible with content requirements for your team. A sample program may include:

4 Day Series Program – Emerging Leader

Module 1 Understanding Self and Others – DiSC Catalyst

This module explores individual behaviour in the workplace while discussing blind spots in participants and their person style of getting things done.

  • Understanding self (DiSC)
  • What drives you
  • Understanding other styles
  • Building more effective relationships
  • Personal effectiveness
  • Personal resilience
  • Personal development
  • Building trust and rapport with others
Project 1 – 12 Month Self Development Plan – Online MyEverythingDiSC Website content

Module 2 – Emotional Intelligence

This module will focus on Emotional Intelligence and the four areas of self-management and resilience.

  • What is emotional intelligence (EI) or (DiSC Agile EQ)
  • How you use EI within your workplace to improve decisions, behaviour and performance
  • The four skills of emotional intelligence for teams:
    • Self-Awareness
    • Self-Management
    • Social Awareness
    • Relationship Management
  • Time and project management
Project 2 – Resilience Management Plan

Module 3 – Communicating with others and dealing with conflict

This module will review participant interactions with team members and how different people interact with each other when communicating.

  • Communication and personal listening
  • Having candid conversations and giving feedback
  • Managing meetings
  • How to handle conflict within the workplace
  • Influencing techniques
  • Dealing with change
  • Creating a great interpersonal culture
Project 3 – Personal listening survey and conflict/disagreement log

Module 4 – Working in a high performing team

This module will explore team and group dynamics leading to high performing teams. It includes:

  • What do high performance teams look like?
  • Stages of team development
  • Employee engagement
  • Delegating and directing
  • Managing feedback
  • Managing performance
  • Dealing with difficult situations
  • Reward and recognition programs
Project 4 – Employee engagement tips and development ideas

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